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Archive | May, 2014

Inspiration From Our Gardeners

I like to talk to other gardeners.   I find it very helpful, interesting and educational.   One tip I learned from Bert (E13) was about pine needles. I told Bert I rake up my pine needles then dump them on my azaleas and fertilize. The results have been amazing.  Bert told me there was a better […]

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Harlequin Bugs

The first week of May, 2014, many gardeners reported seeing this bug on broccoli that had bolted and other plants in the brassica family. This pest is Murgantia histrionica, also known as the Harlequin Bug or Cabbage Bug. Harlequin bugs come because there are plants that are past their prime. They especially like all the brassica […]

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Where is the Westbury Community Garden located?

The Westbury Community Garden is located near Hillcroft and South Main (US 90A) in zipcode 77035. The address is 12581 Dunlap. Be sure to put the zip code 77035 in your GPS navigator. (There is another 12581 Dunlap in zip code 77096.) The intersection of Greencraig and Hillcroft is the intersection closest to the railroad […]

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